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Surf’s Up – Kwame Alexander

Surf’s Up is a terrific end of the school year read aloud option. It not only features the fun of reading, but it also shares the delight that can be found in coupling reading with other fun summer activities. This gem is a real winner!

Title: Surf's Up Author: Kwame Alexander Publisher: NorthSouth (NY) Release Date:

February 1, 2016

Pages:

32

Plant a Kiss – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Plant a Kiss is an uplifting story about generously sharing your gifts. The text is deceptively simple for a book with such a meaningful message, and the pictures are a delightful addition to the text. This book could be easily used for a meaningful read-aloud with learners of all ages.

 

 

 

 

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Water Princess – Susan Verde

The Water Princess presents the childhood experience of Georgie Badiel in Burkina Faso. This book combines lyrical story telling with beautiful illustrations. It would be a great literary element to include in a study of water and the scarcity of this precious natural resource throughout many areas in the world.

Title: The Water Princess Author: Susan Verde, Georgie Badiel,

Genre:

JUVENILE FICTION

Publisher:

Penguin

Release Date:

2016

Pages:

40

North! Or Be Eaten! – Andrew Peterson

The second book of The Wingfeather Saga is a winner! Filled with more irony and even more plot twists, North! Or Be Eaten! is a suspenseful read that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end. As soon as she finished this book, our middle school age daughter was ready […]

On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness – Andrew Peterson

On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness is the first book of The Wingfeather Saga. This fantasy series is filled with endearing characters and many fun plot twists that a reader will recognize before the characters can. Our middle school aged daughter loved this one!

While this complimentary book was provided for review […]

The Bear, the Piano, the Dog, and the Fiddle – David Litchfield

David Litchfield’s follow up to The Bear and the Piano is a winner. Once again using music, beautiful illustration, and themes of depth, Litchfield captivates the reader on a musical journey focused on the power of friendship. This is a terrific read aloud for all ages.

Title: The Bear, the Piano, the Dog, and the Fiddle

Author:

David Litchfield

Genre:

JUVENILE FICTION

Publisher:

Clarion Books

Release Date:

2019

Pages:

40

The Rabbit Listened – Cori Doerrfeld

The Rabbit Listened is a a remarkable children’s book. With limited text and expressive illustrations, empathy is fully displayed by sweet rabbit who understands the value of listening. This wonderful book is perfect for a read aloud with learners of all ages.

 

Title: The Rabbit Listened Author: Cori Doerrfeld Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Penguin Release Date:

2018

Pages:

40

Cuddle Monkey – Blake Liliane Hellman

Cuddle Monkey is a very sweet story. Lewis the Monkey loves to cuddle. With the new addition of brother Owen to the family, his parents don’t seem to have much time for cuddles. Lewis searches for cuddles from others throughout the day with no real success, but ultimately he finds that cuddles from Mom and […]

Mama Kisses, Papa Hugs – Lisa Tawn Bergren

Lisa Tawn Bergren has a new book. Our family love her God Gave Us You series and was eager to read her newest work. Mama Kisses, Papa Hugs is a sweet tale that highlights the love shown by parents for a child and how that mirrors God’s love for all of His children. This encouraging […]

Little Mole’s Wish – Sang-Keun Kim

Little Mole’s Wish is a beautiful tale about friendship which is told in a kind and gentle manner. The illustrations are simply beautiful and bring this touching story to life. An amazing children’s book that deserves a place in your home library.

 

 

 

 

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